How to Help

Become a Volunteer

Volunteers Make it Happen!  You can make a difference with Silvis Main Street, Inc.  Your involvement in one of the four areas of Design, Organization, Promotion or economic recovery is vital to the success of our program.
By volunteering you will have:

  • An opportunity to meet and work with many differenct people from the community
  • An active part in bringing about changes in our downtown while preserving its small town feel
  • Learn more about our city’s heritage and history of its buildings

Volunteers do many different things.  There is a job to fit every skill and schedule.  It only takes a few hours each year.  The biggest advantage is you will have a great feeling of achievement.  “I did it!” and “I helped make it happen!”

Become a Partner With Silvis Main Street

Your support helps ensure the success of Silvis Main Street.  Becoming a Main Street Partner/Member is a great idea for your business or organization.  Partnership puts your name in front of a large audience, is good public relations and helps finance positive activities and improvements for downtown – all of which can result in new customers for your business or supporters of your organization.

We have partnerships at varying levels: 
Main Street Engineer $1,000 and up
Main Street Conductor $500 and up
Main Street Boilerman $100 and up
Main Street Signalman up to $99

Become a Sponsor

There are many different ways to be a sponsor.  Sponsor any event on our calendar or sponsor our publication of our newsletter.  Sponsorships can be based on financial contributions or in-kind contributions.  Sponsors will have their names prominently displayed and are welcome to have their promotional material available at events.

Wish List

  • Laptop computer new or slightly used
  • Printer new or slightly used
  • Card table for events
  • Foldable 5’ table for events
  • Collapsible 10’ x 10’ awning for events
  • Office supplies (i.e. paper, stapler, hanging folders etc.)

Silvis Main Street, Inc.
1040 1st Avenue  Suite 200
Silvis IL 61282